In 2005, a coalition of the Western University Association of the African Methodist Episcopal Church, the Kansas City, Kan., Community College and the Unified Government worked to preserve the Quindaro Ruins near Interstate 635 and the Missouri River. Here, they were rebuilding the front corners of the brewery, which was built in the 1850s. The anti-slavery town of Qunidaro was founded in 1857.
In 2005, a coalition of the Western University Association of the African Methodist Episcopal Church, the Kansas City, Kan., Community College and the Unified Government worked to preserve the Quindaro Ruins near Interstate 635 and the Missouri River. Here, they were rebuilding the front corners of the brewery, which was built in the 1850s. The anti-slavery town of Qunidaro was founded in 1857. File photo by Keith Myers The Kansas City Star
In 2005, a coalition of the Western University Association of the African Methodist Episcopal Church, the Kansas City, Kan., Community College and the Unified Government worked to preserve the Quindaro Ruins near Interstate 635 and the Missouri River. Here, they were rebuilding the front corners of the brewery, which was built in the 1850s. The anti-slavery town of Qunidaro was founded in 1857. File photo by Keith Myers The Kansas City Star

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